Ectoparasites of hedgehogs: From flea mite phoresy to their role as vectors of pathogens

Hedgehogs are synanthropic mammals, reservoirs of several vector-borne pathogens and hosts of ectoparasites. Arthropod-borne pathogens (i.e., Rickettsia spp., Borrelia spp., and Anaplasmataceae) were molecularly investigated in ectoparasites collected on hedgehogs (n = 213) from Iran (161 Hemiechinu...

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Main Authors: Marcos Antônio Bezerra-Santos, Giovanni Sgroi, Jairo Alfonso Mendoza-Roldan, Javad Khedri, Antonio Camarda, Roberta Iatta, Alireza Sazmand, Domenico Otranto
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2021-08-01
Series:International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife
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